Tribe Alcelaphini Brookes 1876 (antelope)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Bovidae

Alternative spelling: Alcelaphinae

Parent taxon: Antilopinae according to A. Hassanin and E. J. P. Douzery 2003

See also Agnarsson and May-Collado 2008, Gentry 2010, Grubb 2001 and Hassanin and Douzery 1999

Sister taxa: Aepycerotini, Antilopini, Caprini, Cephalophini, Etruria, Etruria, Hippotragini, Homoiodorcas, Litocranius, Neotragini, Pantholopini, Parantidorcas, Peleini, Procapra, Reduncini, Saiga

Subtaxa: Alcelaphina Alcelaphus Awashia Beatragus Connochaetes Damalacra Damalborea Damaliscina Damaliscus Maremmia Numidocapra Parmularius Sigmoceros

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Algeria (2 collections), the Congo-Kinshasa (15), Cote D'Ivoire (1), Djibouti (3), Egypt (43), Ethiopia (31), Israel (2), Kenya (88), Libya (3), Morocco (10), Namibia (1), Pakistan (1), Saudi Arabia (2), South Africa (51), Sudan (5), Swaziland (3), Tanzania (43), Zambia (4)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of the Congo-Kinshasa (5), Ethiopia (7), Kenya (31), Malawi (4), South Africa (6)

• Pliocene of Chad (3), Ethiopia (7), India (1), Kenya (12), Malawi (2), Morocco (1), South Africa (12), Tajikistan (1), Tanzania (22)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Ethiopia (1), Kenya (4), South Africa (5), Tanzania (5), Uganda (1)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of Kenya (3)

• Miocene of Italy (9), Kenya (3), Tanzania (1)

Total: 454 collections including 843 occurrences

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